Funding your Study Abroad Program
Study Abroad & Global Engagement can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment. KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a Study Abroad Program.
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer and Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
For additional scholarship opportunities visit: www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities
Non-KU students should check into the financial resources available to them at their home institutions.
All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application. Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.
- Authorization to Release Student Information
- Financial Aid Questionnaire
- Statement of Purpose
- Student Conduct Verification
- Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
- Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.
Even if you are uncomfortable at times because you don't know how to act or what to say, pushing through will be rewarding. Allow yourself to be uncomfortable and take as many opportunities as possible.
My favorite part was exploring the city and making my own connections about the culture and what we were studying, and then coming together with my classmates to compare observations and reactions.
I really enjoyed interviewing locals. We had a series of interviews that allowed us to learn interesting things about their culture and perspectives.